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Federal (USV)


John N. Ehle

(c. 1845 - 1919)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Shopiere, he enlisted in Company D, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 20 April 1861 at 15 or 16 years old.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 on South Mountain, and lost a leg.

The rest of the War

He was hospitalized in Frederick, MD. Discharged 4 March 1863 for disability.

After the War

He married a woman from Jefferson, MD and worked in the Post Office Department in Washington, DC.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Further details from family genealogists.


c. 1845




1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 357 - 358  [AotW citation 10165]